Lawns

Lawns are a common feature in most gardens around the world. Whether you’re after a place to relax in the sunshine or play a game of soccer or baseball in your backyard.

In the articles below you’ll find everything you need to know about lawn care. From mowing your lawn in the most effective way to feeding, watering and edging your lawn to bring about the aesthetics you’re after.

Lawns Articles

Landscaping Maintenance Tips For Your Lawn

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 06th February 2012

We often have a “do it and forget it” mentality. Once a task is completed, we do not give it a second thought. Instead, we move on to whatever is next in line. That attitude may work in some areas, but it certainly is not appropriate for the care and nurturing of your property’s landscape.

What Should You Pay For Lawncare?

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 03rd February 2012

If you are looking for the average cost of lawn care services you should probably first realize that they vary greatly from area to area and market to market. One thing that can be said about this particular type of service is that while many service oriented jobs and such have quadrupled in expense over the last decade or so, the average costs of lawn care services are only about double what they were in the 1970’s in most areas of the country.

How Often Should You Water Your Lawn?

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 02nd February 2012

When it comes to watering the lawn, the truth is that many of us aren’t really all that certain how often or even what time of day is really best for watering our lawns. Unfortunately there is no answer that will fit all lawns in all locations. The answer to this question is not only regionally different but also different according to the grass you choose and the overall condition of the soil that is providing nourishment (important nutrients and minerals) for your grass.

Re-Seeding Your Lawn

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 30th January 2012

Lawn, a major part of the American tradition. If you look into the history of lawns, you will see that the traditional lawn has not been around that long. America has really started to take a real pride in maintaining a beautifully landscaped yard. If you really want to put a perspective on landscaping, you could consider you lawn as the back drop or canvas of your property. Everything stems from your lawn. You house is an extension of your lawn. Your trees, shrubs, bushes and flowers are all extensions too.

Why You Should Aerate Your Lawn

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 25th January 2012

Have you really looked at your lawn lately and noticed it just doesn’t look very healthy? You are probably pondering about what could be going on and what could be causing this issue. If, after you have checked for insects, worms, disease, improper watering and know that your lawn is properly fertilized, you might consider aerating your lawn. Aerating my lawn? What is aerating and why should I do it?

What Is The Best Type of Grass Seed?

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 20th January 2012

For those looking for the best type of grass seed for their lawns, the answer is never as simple as the question. It seems that there is a grass to suit many needs but not yet, at least not that I’m aware of, one that will suit all needs. There are many mitigating factors when it comes to grass and they all need to be considered when selecting grass seed for your lawn. Another thing to consider is that some lawns will need more than one type of grass seed in order to live up to its maximum potential. I know our lawn certainly has areas of dense shade as well as areas that realize the full brunt of the sun’s potential. I am sure we are not alone in this situation.

Choosing The Best Lawn Fertilizer

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 20th January 2012

When it comes to lawn fertilizers there are many options available on today’s market. With so many options it is often quite difficult to know which really is the best brand of lawn fertilizer. Unfortunately, there really is no simple answer to that question as the best brand for your lawn and garden needs may not necessarily be the best brand for all lawn and garden needs. There are many factors that effect what kind of nourishment and nutrients your soil will need for particular landscaping projects. Each of these factors will greatly affect which particular type or brand of lawn fertilizer will best suit your needs.

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